The Lucifer Gospel (Finn Ryan, Book 2) by Paul Christopher

By Paul Christopher

Younger archaeologist Finn Ryan and charismatic pilot and photographer Virgil Hilts are scouring the Sahara for the long-lost tomb of an apostle. yet they locate anything they weren’t trying to find: symptoms of a decades-old homicide, besides an old Roman medallion bearing the notorious identify of a fallen archangel. It doesn’t take lengthy for them to achieve that they’ve came upon a section of an even bigger puzzle—and a path of clues which can get them killed.

Forced to escape from a constant enemy, Finn and Virgil are pursued around the globe. From the sinister ruins of an historical monastery to a sunken send within the Caribbean, the 2 desperately look for a fact which could keep their lives, yet could shake the principles of history...

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That may be so—but will they believe it from a Protestant? " That was all the President said; but later on Lanny learned from Pro- is fessor Alston that the heads of the hierarchy had come to Washington and "talked cold turkey"; in other words, votes. 's Supreme Court reform plan. They had threatened in so many words to do it. "Mr. Roosevelt," remarked the visitor, "what you say is almost identical with what Leon Blum has told me. He carried an election on a program of domestic reforms, and is very proud of having pushed them all through.

Wise as Serpents I IN ORTHWARD up the valley of the Mohawk, Lanny began one He Hudson and into that of the of those motor trips in which he combined as a boy, and loved the enjoyed the variety of He landscapes slipping by; his subconscious mind was pervaded by the presence of nature, even while his thoughts were occupied with his personal problems or the destiny of the world. If the mood took him he might turn on the little radio in the car, a combination of inventions by which music could be brought to miUions of homes and to travelers on business with pleasure.

He had to take with them the pose of art lover and ivory-tower dweller to whom politics was a base trade, far beneath a gentleman's notice. He had to listen to the expression of the most reac- PRESIDENTIAL AGENT 38 if someone asked him a direct question: "What do you think about it, Mr. " tionary opinions, and VIII ^ What Lanny did with his father was to ask him they had in the plant; his father told for the new how model. Lanny expressed interest in were going "mating jigs" things just installed the this odd form of the reproductive process, with the result that Robbie offered to take him and show him the Next morning he was escorted through which had sprung up in a few months on latest devices.

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